Vintage Snapshots

found photos & other curiosities

Category: Men

Fountainhead

Funny vintage sna[shot man seems to have fountain emerging from head

Circa 1920s (click to enlarge)

Another in the “backgrounds” series.

 

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Face Off

Vintage circa 1920s snapshot found photo of a man facing off with an ostrich

Man vs. Ostrich, c1920s (click to enlarge)

I like the look (what you can make out of it, anyway) on the man’s face.

Victory, Summer 1916

Vintage 1916 snapshot of man with arms raised riding a bike down a country road

Looks like a winner (click to enlarge)

In honor of the 103rd Tour de France, which ended today. I just love this one.

Portraits: “Missouri”

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Missouri Pride, c 1920s (click to enlarge)

Perhaps not the best advertisement for the state.

Moose

Funny vintage snapshot photo of man with moose horns by "Order of Moose" sign

Angled moose man, circa 1950s

Fishing Trip

Funny vintage snapshot featuring an and dog "fishing" in what seems to be a backyard

c 1920s (click to enlarge)

The dog, to me, really makes this one.

Color Blind

c 1940/50s Black Man Holds White Dog Up for Snapshot

Love + Great Tie, c 1950s (Click to enlarge)

Early Photoshop

Altered snapshot photo on which someone has pasted a cartoon version of a woman's face

“Gracious! Look at us.” (c 1920s)

The face is on a piece of paper that has been glued to the back and shows through a hole cut in the photo.

Some Favorite Portraits

A random grouping of a few recently acquired shots that I think will remain favorites.

Vintage 1920s snapshot of woman standing with her arms outstretched

Beatific, c 1920s

Vintage photo of man on porch with post in way of his face

Porch, c 1920s

Odd vintage snapshot of two brothers flanking a small guy with a pistol pointed at him. Circa 1920s

Flanked, c 1920s (click to enlarge)

 

Hello 1959

Vintage 1959 snapshot of man celebrrating New Year's in 1959 by wearing a giant diaper

Greeting 1959 in his own fashion

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